09/11/1810 - 03/23/1875

HICKMAN, John, a Representative from Chester County; born, September 11, 1810 in West Bradford Township, Chester County, Pa.; studied medicine; read law under Townsend Haines; attorney (1833-1875); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1844); elected, District Attorney, Chester County (3 terms); elected United States Congress (1855-1863); appointed, manager, Congressional Impeachment proceedings of Judge West H. Humphreys (1862); not a candidate for reelection to Congress (1862); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1867; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1868); died, March 23, 1875 in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.



Hickman, John.  Democracy--the old and the new.  Washington: n.p., 1860.

Hickman, John.  Political issues and presidential candidates.  n.p., 1860

Hickman, John.  Southern sectionalism. Washington: n.p., 1860.

Congressional Biography

After 1 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, John Hickman went on to serve in congress

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